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DAVID Swallow is staid to skip a initial half of a season, after medicine suggested bone bruising in his knee.
Swallow opted to bear teenager arthroscopic medicine after experiencing annoy in his knee final week.
The procession — radically a purify out — is common among football players, quite in a off season.
However, a medicine suggested larger repairs to a 23-year-old’s knee than primarily thought.
Gold Coast manager Rodney Eade pronounced a mid-season lapse was now inevitable.
“He has got a bit of bone bruising so we will behind off his using for a subsequent 4 to 5 weeks and afterwards see how it goes,” Eade told a Gold Coast Bulletin.
“Then he has got to do a preseason so 6 weeks smallest after that.
“I couldn’t see him personification until tighten to midyear though it competence be anywhere from Round 8 onwards and it could be (Round) 10, 12, we don’t know. It is in a path of a gods.”
The bruising is a latest reversal for a 23-year-old, who usually played 6 games in 2015 since of back-to-back posterior cruciate vinculum injuries.
Swallow — who had been on lane to lapse in Round 1 — is pronounced to be devastated.